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Welcome 2015 with the biggest celebration of the year! The 3rd Annual Chicago Resolution Gala at Navy Pier’s Grand Ballroom is the New Years’ Eve party that you will not want to miss. Mark your calendars for an unforgettable New Year’s night on December 31st, 2014! This party starts at 8:45 p.m. Bring your friends…

There’s a chill in the air, but a spreading of holiday warmth: that’s how you know it’s time for the Santa Hustle 5K. This Saturday, December 6, 2014, the sight of thousands of Santas roaming Chicago, in their dri-fit hoodies, Santa hats, and white beards, will no doubt bring a smile to your face. If…

PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier will be in full swing December 5, 2014 to January 11, 2015! This year all attendees ages two and up need a General Admission Ticket to enter this snowy paradise. Upgrade to an Activity Ticket to enjoy all of the rides and activities in the room including Chicago…

Welcome back to our second edition of highlights at this year’s PNC Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier. Our last post captured top attractions from indoor iceskating to meeting with Santa and Mrs. Claus, but today we’re back with even more WinterWonderfest activities to enjoy inside and far away from any chilly temperatures outside. Don’t…

So the kids are all riled up from downing a mug of hot cocoa and there are forts constructed in your living room that look like a small village. Sounds like it’s time to venture out for new winter activities. Luckily, the Chicago Children’s Museum at Navy Pier has got you covered: from water games…

December calls for snow, tinsel, hot cocoa, and….cruises! Although you won’t want to take a dip in Lake Michigan this time of year, you definitely would enjoy boarding any of these holiday cruises with Mystic Blue, Spirit, and Odyssey Cruises. Starting December 1, all of these cruises offer special lunch and dinner holiday excursions filled…

Expect great things from Navy Pier’s Centennial Vision as it commemorates its centennial year in 2016! In honor of its 100th year, Navy Pier is celebrating with a little bit of reimagination.  The result is a bolder, greener and more contemporary Pier that speaks to all audiences. If you’ve visited Navy Pier within the past…

The last of the leaves have fallen and it’s almost time to consider a long term hibernation as the winds off the lake grow colder and colder. While you’re trapped in the house watching reruns of TV shows on Netflix, imagine a stage full of one-of-a-kind performances and reinvented classics. Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy…

Make this winter unforgettable and create wonderful family memories at Winter WonderFest! Chicago’s biggest indoor winter experience will take place December 5, 2014 to January 11, 2015. Brought to you by PNC Bank, this 14th annual magical event brings wintery outdoor excitement indoors with slides, rides, games, photo ops, Chicago Blackhawks Indoor Ice Skating Rink…

Ever heard of a 5K that provides candy and cookies on the course? What about a walk or run that cheers you on with the merriest of holiday music? We know, it sounds way too good to be true—but this festive race does exist! It’s called the Santa Hustle 5K and is taking place on…